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Field Trips

A Natural Way to Learn

Since bison and cougars can’t enter the classroom, bring the class to Northwest Trek.

Field trips bring your learning to life, and let’s students explore their natural world!

Rates + Requirements


  • Cost per student/chaperone: $11 each
  • To qualify for the school group rate, you must bring at least 15 paying students.
  • One teacher will be admitted for free for every classroom attending the field trip.

Important information

Email to reserve a field trip.

One adult chaperone is required for every 5 students (pre-K-12).

Tram reservations will not be available in 2023 for field trips, while we determine our capacity and operational schedule.

Fee Guidelines

Discounted rates apply only to accredited public and private schools (Pre-K and up). To receive this discounted school group field trip rate, tickets must be reserved and purchased at least 15 days in advance.

Once reservation is complete, full payment is due two weeks in advance of your visit date. If needed, you may purchase additional tickets at the ticket window the day of your trip at our general admission rate.

Please note that all sales are final; there are no refunds for tickets.

Online Wildlife Academy Add-On

Want to make the most out of your trip? We are now offering a discount on our Online Wildlife Academy to schools who reserve an in person field trip to our facility.

You have the option to add one of our online educational programs for an additional $40.00 (normally $75.00).  Choose between three different programs:

  • Northwest Wildlife Investigators
  • Playing on Purpose
  • Animal Homes in the Pacific Northwest.

Program information can be found at Online Wildlife Academy – Northwest Trek (  The Online Wildlife Academy must be scheduled within three weeks of your in person site visit.

Online Wildlife Academy

Learning at home? Bring wildlife into your home classroom with Online Wildlife Academy!

Join our education staff through Zoom to learn about Northwest Trek wildlife. Watch videos, learn cool facts and get all your wildlife questions answered! Programs align with Washington NGSS.

Nature at Home

Learn science through nature, inside or outside! Nature at Home is our on-demand online curriculum for Northwest wildlife. Hands-on science, observation, wild webcams, arts & crafts, scavenger hunts and so much more to put the fun back into online school.